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Fragments of an alabaster vessel

17 fragments of an alabaster vessel with a bulbous body.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, tomb 17; 1919 Excavated by the Harvard University-MFA Boston Expedition, March 1919.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Piye (Piankhy), 743–712 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 54 x 7 cm (13/16 x 21 1/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.2917

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels